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Tech Xiaomi Mi Max 3 is a phone for people with enormous hands
Author: 0 Xiaomi Mi Max 3 is a phone for people with enormous hands

The battery on the phone is of 5500mAh capacity and comes with support for Qualcomm Quick Charge 3 .0 fast charging, along with parallel charging. There is a fingerprint reader on the back of the phone, a USB-C port on the bottom, and a 3.5mm headphone jack for good measure.

Tech Trump slams EU over $5 billion fine on Google
Author: 0 Trump slams EU over $5 billion fine on Google

Google's CEO says that the free distribution of its own apps is fair and earns the company money, and it won't be in anyone's best interest to change that model. A third antitrust case against Google is also still open in the European Union, which alleges the tech giant holds dominance in online advertising via its Adsense tool.

Tech Google introduces new job search feature for United Kingdom workers
Author: 0 Google introduces new job search feature for United Kingdom workers

The Google For Jobs service already exists in the US, Spain and parts of Africa, where the firm claims to have already connected millions of people to new job opportunities. Some of the sites providing listings to the service include Guardian Jobs , Haymarket , Totaljobs .com, LinkedIn , Glassdoor and CV-Library. How do you search for a job? The 14-year-old firm also acts as a listings aggregator and claims to be the world's most popular jobs hunt service with more than 200 ...

Tech Corning announces Gorilla Glass 6 to be stronger than ever
Author: 0 Corning announces Gorilla Glass 6 to be stronger than ever

Although Corning has been improving its offerings over the past few years, it has been moving towards making glass that can withstand drops . Corning's event included demos of the gadgetry the company uses to test Gorilla Glass, much of which involves dropping or slapping dummy phones against 120- and 180-grit sandpaper, which helps the company approximate contact with surfaces such as rough asphalt in a consistent manner.

Tech Google Assistant Gets Handy New Visual Snapshot Feature
Author: 0 Google Assistant Gets Handy New Visual Snapshot Feature

Google states that they'll add more features such as integration with Google Keep lists and more. It's not a radical departure for Google, especially if you're used to receiving "leave now" notifications and similar alerts, but the consolidation could prove supremely helpful for those days where the sheer number of tasks proves overwhelming.

Tech Fortnite fights intensify with brand new submachine gun
Author: 0 Fortnite fights intensify with brand new submachine gun

Combined with another hint present in the in-game announcement that simply reads "Worlds Collide" could see multiple worlds converge on the Fortnite map. Tencent, which owns a large part of Epic Games , is now handling distribution and publishing of Fortnite in China. "We are targeting this summer for the release", Epic Games said in an announcement on its website in May.

Tech Roku TV Wireless Speakers are both intriguing and concerning
Author: 0 Roku TV Wireless Speakers are both intriguing and concerning

The Touch tabletop remote can be used from any room in the house and has play, pause, and skip buttons, as well as several preset buttons that let users configure them to open their favorite apps. (Nasdaq: AMZN), which has adapted Fire TV to be built into connected televisions, as well as Samsung Corp . Also, many AV receivers and soundbars can be expensive and hard to install-two qualities that Roku is hoping will not define its new wireless speakers.

Tech World of Warcraft has ditched the upfront fee for new players
Author: 0 World of Warcraft has ditched the upfront fee for new players

This will likely change whenever the next expansion is nearing release. World of Warcraft's Battle of Azeroth expansion will be available August 14 for a one-off fee of $49.99. As part of the Battle for Azeroth pre-patch, you can now engage in "War Mode" in Stormwind or Orgrimarr and toggle on world PVP - cross-realm (the newest experiment in a timeless attempt to appease people who both love and hate world PVP).

Tech Microsoft Edge for iOS preview updated with visual search feature and more
Author: 0 Microsoft Edge for iOS preview updated with visual search feature and more

After spectacular Nokia and BlackBerry short-term success with Android , Microsoft could by the next company to introduce Android smartphones. The news would be quite surprising considering that the tech giant stopped making hardware a couple of years ago as it couldn't compete with all the iOS and Android devices out there that essentially made Windows Phones futile.

Tech Amazon goes to the dogs after Prime Day downtime
Author: 0 Amazon goes to the dogs after Prime Day downtime

Amazon said sales in the first 10 hours of Prime Day grew at a faster pace than the same period of the event in 2017. We've seen a few phone sales pop up over the last day, but here's another eye-turner for your consideration. The Verdi union also said workers in Spain were staging a three-day strike, while Polish workers were staging a work to rule. Amazon's annual 36-hour shopathon, an important marketing tool as well as a boost to business, had been expected to drum up $3.4 ...

Tech Uber Spotlight helps drivers find riders using a bright color
Author: 0 Uber Spotlight helps drivers find riders using a bright color

According to The Daily Caller, Russell later received a message from Uber saying that she had been inappropriate toward the driver. Uber makes it easy for your driver to get close to your location, but there are times when that last few hundred feet can be a major hassle ...

Tech European Union to fine Google record £3.8bn for illegal Android deals
Author: 0 European Union to fine Google record £3.8bn for illegal Android deals

For phone owners within Europe, it could mean that when they get a new phone it may come with fewer services pre-installed, or the manufacturer's own choice of apps and services rather than the regular Google options. This was amid complaints it gave the service a prominent position on the internet search engine, while rival services were demoted. The EU said Google stopped doing this in 2014.

Tech Samsung Galaxy Note 9 leak reveals two pretty convincing photos
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy Note 9 leak reveals two pretty convincing photos

As per the press image leak , the Galaxy Note 9 appears just like its predecessor, the Note 8 . Samsung could also ship 14-16 million Galaxy Note 10 phones next year, according to the TF Securities forecast. The new move highlights the two camera sensors as well as the LED flash module and the heart rate sensor. Two new leaks have surfaced today to correct that.

Tech Facebook Hires Head Chip Developer From Google
Author: 0 Facebook Hires Head Chip Developer From Google

Facebook is ready to develop its own chips. The person in charge of the efforts is said to be Shahriar Rabii , who previously spent seven years with Google . It earlier launched an Oculus Go standalone virtual reality headset powered by a Qualcomm chip. Facebook has long held hardware ambitions but its Building 8 hardware division appears to be closer than ever to shipping its first products as the company's rumored work on an Echo Show competitor touchscreen smart speaker continues.

Tech Xiaomi will launch two Android One smartphones next week
Author: 0 Xiaomi will launch two Android One smartphones next week

This suggests that the official price of the Mi A2 Lite could be cheaper than speculated. On the memory front, it comes with 4GB of RAM as well as 64GB of storage. In terms of performance, the device is expected to be powered by the octa core Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 SoC coupled with Adreno 506 GPU. The Lite version is on sale on China's AliExpress in two variants - one with 3GB RAM and 32GB storage at $189.99 (approximately Rs.

Tech Spam calls on Android devices can be blocked via Google Phone app
Author: 0 Spam calls on Android devices can be blocked via Google Phone app

However, everyone's results may vary. Having been activated on many devices now, you will find the feature under the Caller ID and Spam menu section of the app and make the necessary adjustments from there. The feature is called Incognito and it works exactly like the one on Google Chrome . At this point, I've already blocked a handful of "known Ann" numbers, which means my phone doesn't ring when she calls from there, but she's still able to leave a voicemail.

Tech No Man's Sky multiplayer update gets a trailer, new content detailed
Author: 0 No Man's Sky multiplayer update gets a trailer, new content detailed

Along with that, you can now fully play the game in first or third-person modes regardless of whether you're on foot or in the air. "The character customisation allows you to personalise your appearance". Finally, there's the ability to command freighters, which involves assembling and upgrading a fleet of frigates. Yes, previous No Man's Sky promos have been somewhat.

Tech Samsung Unveils First Ever 10nm Class 8Gb LPDDR5 DRAM
Author: 0 Samsung Unveils First Ever 10nm Class 8Gb LPDDR5 DRAM

It is worth noting, however, that Samsung's 10nm Class 8Gb LPDDR5 DRAM has not entered volume production. The new 8Gb LPDDR5 DRAM is the latest addition to the company's premium DRAM lineup, which includes 10nm-class 16Gb GDDR6 DRAM and 16Gb DDR5 DRAM.

Tech Redheads, Lobsters and Cupcakes: Apple Shows Off New Emoji
Author: 0 Redheads, Lobsters and Cupcakes: Apple Shows Off New Emoji

The free update to iOS 12 will add 70 new characters, including ones with red, gray, and curly hair; and one that's bald. Several characters and symbols will be launched later this year as well, including a new superhero emoji that can help save the day and an infinity symbol that might describe the next line you're stuck waiting in.

Tech Uber rolls out new features to improve the pickup process
Author: 0 Uber rolls out new features to improve the pickup process

Most people use Uber as situations arise but sometimes, you know well in advance when you'll need transportation (if you have an early flight or an important meeting, for example). Uber is launching guaranteed pickup windows where riders can be assured their driver will arrive on time. Uber didn't specify when the new features would be available, but an update is now rolling out in the Play Store.

Tech Moto e5 play Android Go edition announced, will be priced at €109
Author: 0 Moto e5 play Android Go edition announced, will be priced at €109

In April this year, Motorola launched Moto G6 and Moto E5 series smartphones. Interestingly, there are some differences between the regular E5 Play and the Android Go version. While Motorola didn't release all the specifications for the handset in its press release, what is known is that the e5 play will have a 5.3-inch Max Vision display with an 18:9 aspect ratio.

Tech Treyarch Holding Two ‘Call of Duty: Black Ops 4’ Betas
Author: 0 Treyarch Holding Two ‘Call of Duty: Black Ops 4’ Betas

To kick things off, the Private Multiplayer Beta begins on August 3. According to Activision , this is "the first of two betas dropping this [northern hemisphere] summer". Along with that news, Activision announced all of the details for both early and open access to the betas. In Control , teams alternate rounds between attacking and defending two static objectives.

Tech Watch This Ridiculously Quick Honda Lawn Mower Attack the Goodwood Hillclimb
Author: 0 Watch This Ridiculously Quick Honda Lawn Mower Attack the Goodwood Hillclimb

Goodwood . Self-driving. We suspect you have lots to say. Roborace is the world's first competition for human + machine teams, using both self-driving and manually-controlled cars. The vehicle line up is pretty spectacular which includes the debut of the new Toyota Supra, the VW ID R that recently smashed the Pikes Peak record as well as autonomous race attempts.

Tech Aston Martin's one-off tiny terror the V8 Cygnet
Author: 0 Aston Martin's one-off tiny terror the V8 Cygnet

Although it was supposed to help the company meet tightening emissions requirements in Europe, the city auto based on the Scion iQ didn't fit in Aston Martin's lineup, and everyone noticed. Driven by racing driver James Walker, the Cygnet sprinted down the front straight, carved up a few corners, and even hung out its rear at one point.

Tech MacBook Pro brings True Tone support to LG UltraFine, Apple Thunderbolt displays
Author: 0 MacBook Pro brings True Tone support to LG UltraFine, Apple Thunderbolt displays

That fix program doesn't cover the new models, which is another sign that Apple is confident about the tweaked design. No matter how it's happened, we think it's safe to say that the big news here is that the 2018 MacBook Pro notebooks may actually survive longer than their predecessors without being felled by a speck of dust.

Tech Oppo Find X with Motorized Camera Launched in India: Price, Specifications
Author: 0 Oppo Find X with Motorized Camera Launched in India: Price, Specifications

Oppo Find X is exclusive to Flipkart , and the device will be on sale on starting from August 3. The mechanism is similar to the one found on iPhone X . It runs on Android 8.1 Oreo operating system out of the box along with ColorOS 5.1 UI running on top. Oppo Find X will come with a 3,700 mAh battery unit under with Oppo's Super VOOC quick charging system support.

Author: 0 Call Of Duty: Black Ops 4 multiplayer beta start dates revealed

Treyarch has announced that all those that participate in the Private Beta will receive exclusive items once the full game launches on October 12. As you'd expect, the beta is heading to Sony's system before it arrives on other platforms (as per Activision's partnership deal with the Japanese giant), and it's all kicking off early next month.

Tech Macbook Pro Updated to Coffee Lake, Up to 32GB Memory
Author: 0 Macbook Pro Updated to Coffee Lake, Up to 32GB Memory

Apple also said the notebook, available in 13-inch and 15-inch sizes, will come with an updated keyboard. The portable computers are more powerful than ever and feature a quieter keyboard. The new chip, T2, which is also installed in the iMac Pro , is capable of activating Siri, a voice assistant, by saying "Hey Siri". If they have the money to spend, they can finally get their hands on a MacBook Pro which can easily handle their intensive workload without breaking a sweat.